Charlottesville daily hires new biz reporter/editor
Melissa Castro has been hired by the Charlottesville (Va.) Daily Progress as its business reporter/editor.
A story on its website states, “Castro, 46, earned a master’s in journalism from Columbia University, as well as a law degree from Georgetown University. She has worked as a commercial litigator with Washington law firms and as a reporter at The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey, the Washington Business Journal and The Durango Herald in Colorado.
“Castro’s business coverage will focus on enterprise stories that are unique to college town economies, including university and venture-funded startups; entrepreneurship in tech, health care and the creative economy; and media and financial services.”
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